Rotterdam is a dynamic and modern city with beautiful skyscrapers, an impressive port, trendy restaurants, nice shopping centers, tasty food markets, museums, special attractions, water transfers and various festivals. Rotterdam is considered the most modern city of the Netherlands and keeps developing!
In Rotterdam nearly everything is possible: from a city garden on a rooftop to a music festival in the park, from an exclusive rooftop bar to a beer brewery in an old warehouse. The city is a mix of architecture, lively festivals and challenging art and culture. Architecture, urban development and design are combined with small-scale projects. The Markthal, the indoor market that is a valhalla for both foodies and architects is one of the latest examples.
The many exhibitions in top museums such as Boijmans Van Beuningen, the Kunsthal Rotterdam and the Nederlands Fotomuseum are worth a visit. Just like the internationally acclaimed festivals such as the swinging Summer Carnival, the North Sea Jazz Festival and the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
For those who love shopping, in Rotterdam you can shop seven days a week. Beside the “Koopgoot”, the city center has a mix of unique shops of local designers and luxury stores with exclusive and unique brands..
Of course, the harbour has also lots of entertainment to offer on and around the water. There are lovely walking and cycling routes around the Maas and you can experience the city also from the water by a ride with the water taxi, the Spido, rib experience or the Splashtours, this is an amphibian bus. Together with Diergaarde Blijdorp (Rotterdam Zoo), the Euromast and the many parks in the city, Rotterdam is very attractive for families as well.
There are many trendy restaurants in Rotterdam, and there are popping up new restaurants as we speak. You can choose from Michelin-starred restaurants to street food. From Italian, French and Mediterranean restaurants to African and Caribbean eateries. For those who want to go out, or want to drink a beer at the bar, Rotterdam has lots to offer. There are attractive cocktail bars, popular wine bars, cosy pubs, trendy clubs, intimate music venues and much more.
Rotterdam is a ‘must see’ city; lively, diverse and always moving. Come and visit our beautiful city to experience this yourself. Looking for a place to stay in Rotterdam? Discover our serviced apartments: all the luxury of a hotel and apartment!